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 Karolin Anders

CAREER BESTS

2017: INDOOR - Did not compete. OUTDOOR - Earned second-team All-American honors with a ninth place finish in the heptathlon at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... earned All-GNAC honors after winning the heptathlon with 5,032 points and finishing third in the high jump (5-4.5) ... finished fifth in the long jump (17-9.5) at the GNAC Championships ... jumped a school-record, and the fourth-best in GNAC history, in the high jump (5-8.75) during the heptathlon at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... ranks second in program history in the shot put after a toss of 41-1 in the heptathlon at the GNAC Championships ... All-West Region selection in the high jump and heptathlon ... GNAC All-Academic honors ... USTFCCCA Scholastic All-American.

2016: INDOOR – Qualified for NCAAs, earning All-America honors in pentathlon and high jump … finished sixth in open high jump with leap of 5-6.5 and finished seventh in pentathlon with 3,806 points … qualified for championships with fifth-best high jump of 5-8, registered at UW Invitational, Jan. 29 – UAA record … posted NCAA provisional mark of 3,813 at Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi, ranking sixth … named All-West Region in long jump, triple jump, high jump and pentathlon … named USTFCCCA West Region Field Athlete of the Year … won two GNAC titles – pentathlon (3,711) and long jump (18-5.75), while receiving three GNAC All-Conference honors and earning GNAC’s Most Outstanding Female Performer honor … GNAC Runner of the Week (Jan. 11-17 and Jan. 25-31) … broke three UAA records – high jump (5-8), long jump (18-7.75) and triple jump (38-0) … named to GNAC All-Academic Team and USTFCCCA Academic All-American Team. OUTDOOR – Redshirted.

2015: INDOOR – Collected fifth career All-America honor in multi events with seventh-place finish in heptathlon with school-record 3,822 points – also good for second-best mark in GNAC history … named All-West Region in team-high four events – high jump, long jump, triple jump and pentathlon … at GNAC meet, named co-Most Outstanding Female Performer after registering 33 points – including wins in pentathlon and long jump – helping Seawolves to second-place team finish … also earned All-Conference honors in triple jump (2nd) and high jump (tied for 3rd) … furnished three school records throughout season – high jump at 5-7.75, long jump at 18-6.5 and pentathlon … posted two career-bests at NCAAs in 800 meters at 2:21.30 and in 60-meter hurdles at 9.23 … named GNAC Athlete of the Week on Jan. 19. OUTDOOR – Qualified for third straight NCAA Championships, earning sixth career All-America honor in a multi-event … finished eighth in heptathlon at NCAAs with 5,092 points … at the National meet, finished second in high jump with leap of 5-5.75 … named All-West Region in heptathlon and high jump after posting automatic NCAA qualifying mark in heptathlon (5,162) and provisional mark in high jump (5-7) – both recorded at GNAC Multi Championships … collected GNAC titles in both high jump and heptathlon, helping Seawolves to second-place team finish … picked up three All-Conference honors, including second-place finish in long jump at 18-3.75 … landed on Capital One Academic All-America Third Team … named to GNAC All-Academic Team.

2014: INDOOR – Voted GNAC Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year … claimed All-America honors with 4th-place finish in pentathlon, leading UAA to 13th place at NCAA Championships … 3,797 points at NCAAs were second-best total in GNAC history … named GNAC Championships Outstanding Female Performer of the Meet after scoring 35 points to lift Seawolves to title repeat … claimed four All-GNAC awards, winning league titles in pentathlon and triple jump (career-best 36-10.5), along with 2nd in high jump and 3rd in long jump … named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week for performance at GNACs … named GNAC Red Lion Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week after scoring then-PR of 3,752 in pentathlon at Ed Jacoby Invitational in February … attained NCAA provisional mark in high jump with career-best leap of 5-7.75 at Ed Jacoby Invite … named All-West Region in pentathlon, high jump, long jump and triple jump … nominated for UAA’s Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award. OUTDOOR – Placed runner-up in heptathlon at NCAA Championships with school-record 5,375 points, helping UAA to 13th-place team finish … NCAA heptathlon score was 4th-best mark in GNAC history … launched school-record high jump of 5-8 in heptathlon competition at NCAAs … posted NCAA provisional mark in high jump, missing qualification by just one spot … earned GNAC heptathlon crown with 4,997 points … also posted All-GNAC placings in high jump (2nd, 5-3.75) and long jump (3rd, 18-9.75) to lead Seawolves to conference title for second straight season … named All-West Region in heptathlon and high jump … made GNAC All-Academic Team.

2013: INDOOR – Made NCAA debut in pentathlon, finishing fifth for All-America honors … at NCAAs, registered career bests in all five events for UAA record of 3,656 (previous best was 3,458) … named GNAC Freshman of the Year … posted career-best times of 9.38 in 60-meter hurdles and 2:27.92 in 800 meters, and marks of 5-5.25 in high jump, 17-11.25 in long jump and 36-8.5 in shot put … helped UAA women’s team to program’s first title at GNAC Championships … OUTDOOR – Collected second All-America honor with fifth-place finish at NCAAs in Pueblo, Colo., in heptathlon with 5,000 points … at NCAAs, registered UAA-record leap of 5-7.75 in high jump for 879 points in heptathlon … once again named GNAC Freshman of the Year following performance at NCAAs … registered season-best mark of 5,034 in heptathlon at GNAC Multi-Event Championships, qualifying provisionally for NCAAs and helping UAA to league title … other season-bests included – 25.92 in 200 meters, 2:26.92 in 800 meters, 15.10 in 100-meter hurdles, 18-5 in long jump, 38-3.25 in triple jump, 37-8.75 in shot put and 119-6.5 in javelin.

BEFORE UAA: Finished 12th at Junior German Championships in triple jump and second in Junior North German Championships ... was Berlin champion in high jump, heptathlon and triple jump ... held personal best of 18-0.50 in the long jump.

MAJOR: English and History major ... currently working on masters in English.

 

 

Position: Heptathlon
Year: Senior
Hometown: Berlin, Germany
High School: Werner-Seelenbinder
Experience: 3 Letters
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